Health Care


SAFE Banking and Cannabis (Dan Roda Commentary)

SAFE Banking and Cannabis (Dan Roda Commentary)

OpinionBanking & FinanceHealth Care

SAFE Banking will also enable more banks to begin offering conventional loan products to cannabis operators, with a lower cost of capital than currently available from the mostly nonbank lenders filling this void today. read more >

U.S. Household Debt Reaches $13.67 Trillion

U.S. Household Debt Reaches $13.67 Trillion

Banking & FinanceHealth CareLegal

Household debt in the United States rose for the 19th straight quarter, reaching $13.67 trillion as of March 31. It's now 7.8% or $993 billion higher than the previous peak of $12.68 trillion, reached in the third quarter of 2008. read more >

Arkansas' Jobless Rate Rose to 3.5% in September

Arkansas' Jobless Rate Rose to 3.5% in September

Banking & FinanceHealth CareTransportation

Arkansas' seasonally adjusted unemployment rate rose one-tenth of a percentage point, from 3.4 percent in August to 3.5 percent in September, the state Division of Workforce Services reports. read more >

Express Rx to Buy 10 Fred's Pharmacies

Express Rx to Buy 10 Fred's Pharmacies

Health Care

Express Rx of Little Rock, a Southeastern regional pharmacy chain, is joining MHR Fund Management LLC of New York in an enterprise to acquire 10 Fred's pharmacy locations in rural areas across five Southeastern states. read more >

UAMS Institute Gets $4M Grant for Sexual Assault Program

UAMS Institute Gets $4M Grant for Sexual Assault Program

Health Care

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Institute for Digital Health & Innovation has been awarded a $4 million grant for its new digital health program that provides the expertise of sexual assault nurse examiners to rural hospital emergency departments. read more >

But We've Got Our Health (Craig Douglass On Consumers)

But We've Got Our Health (Craig Douglass On Consumers)

OpinionHealth Care

As many know, the pre-op regimen can be extensive. It includes purchasing several pieces of medical equipment to aid in the prevention of possible post-op problems. But where surgery is concerned, some preventive measures before and after surgery are not covered by insurance. Curious. read more >